Is the genetic payload being delivered by COVID-19 useful? Worried that with numbers dropping, I am missing out!
The truth about how covid started
Has anyone broken up with someone over a difference in COVID boundaries? If so, how did you know it was a deal breaker? I’m considering ending my relationship because my partner is too strict (i.e. doesn’t really leave the house for much).
What's a very memorable or engaging networking event you attended? What made it so great (could be something from pre covid times too or from the present new norm if virtual)!
Do any real people actually want schools to reopen as it stands now? Im hearing so much about it but it feels like a weird disconnected political thing and not a live humans with kids thing. *Obv the goal is to get covid under control so kids can go back safely, this is assuming infection rates stay steady or continue to climb
Looks like our industry is helping spread coronavirus https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-03-15/coronavirus-aerospace-consultant-web-of-potential-infection
When NY was the epicenter for COVID-19 the rest of America shunned us and gave drivers a hard time in other states if our license plate was from NY. Now that NY actually flattened/reduced the curve, while the other states are a bumbling mess, can our governor Cuomo set a ban on all travelers coming in from other states? I would suggest a 14 day quarantine on all folks from outer states and a 30 day one for those from hot spot disaster states.
Anyone else realizing that family, friends, and general relationships are SO much more important than accomplishments as a result of covid/WFH?
2 years out of undergrad and planning to apply next year. I had a great relationship with an SM and decent with a partner, but since starting remote work due to COVID I have had virtually no face time with leadership bc of the size of my team and my responsibilities. Mostly just venting but ugh how do I get LORs!!
Folks - thinking of having my parents apply for extension of stay in US under b1/b2 visa due to the COVID madness in India. Any long term implications or other considerations I should have in mind ?
Do you check emails on the weekend because of covid wfh situation/generally? Or check email but wait to reply on Monday unless an urgent response is required?
I find that single male friends of friends are generally very eager when we first met or were introduced (through events, common friends’ parties). I got invited to their hangout bunch / house parties (pre-covid), but the moment we established i have no romantic interest and only friendships, they disappeared and we become barely acquaintance. I genuinely want to keep them in my life as friends. Why is this the case?
How long after finishing exams did it take you to get fully licensed (during covid)? Trying to plan properly
Mindfulness / meditation/ yoga retreats in Central America (love to do Bali but not feasible during covid)- any recs? Beginner 35F, open to long weekend or 1-2 weeks.
Those who recently got covid, what were your early symptoms and time frame for these symptoms?
I’ve had a few friends die tragically in the last couple months - only one being COVID-related. I’ve been dealing with lots of grief and I’m trying out BetterHelp to talk through some stuff. Haven’t had an appointment yet, but I set my account up using my firm laptop and now I feel like that was really dumb. Am I an idiot?
Woke up with a scratchy throat, got a rapid covid test that came back negative, and am scheduled to get my first dose of the vaccine tomorrow. Reallyyy want to get the vaccine and am thinking the throat thing is probably just allergies since otherwise I feel 100% fine. Think it’s ok to go through with the appointment tomorrow?
Looking at exit opportunities and job description says Big 4 experience in addition to helping prepare FS and helping prepare tax forms. I mean in Big 4 you're either in audit or tax.
Absolutely hate consulting and been at it for 8 years. Decided to stay for various reasons - immigration, lack of good offers etc. But so glad that I didn’t take up any of those marginally better offers that were trying to shortchange me. Finally exiting to a opportunity that I always dreamt of. Takeaway: focus on what you really want and keep trying
That HBS further consideration email 😩. Anyone know how many ppl / % get interview offer from this pool?
How should I spend my two weeks block leave during this COVID? Does anyone travel overseas?
What percentages should you contribute for before-tax and Roth 401k? How much does ACN match up to?
Got 2 offers, 1st from British American Tobacco- Planning Expert 10% pay rise and 2nd from small company(focus on data science) 50% pay rise, Data Science Project Goal: to break into MBB or FAANG
For those with kids, how would you feel if someone without kids told you “I chose not to have kids, because of where I want to spend my time. And, my priorities outside of work should carry as much weight as yours (meaning kids)”?
The consulting services teams of big tech (Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, etc) seem like obvious entry points for consultants due to relevant experience, but they get little attention here. Why is that? Do those roles lack good pay, advancement opportunities or better WLB vs working for a consultancy? Do they have the same focus on firm initiatives, utilization and BD/sales as consulting firms?
Friends are flying out to visit me in client city while I'm using alt travel to pick up the hotel. They're currently stuck in ORD for 3-4 hours - is there any way for me to get them into Delta lounge?
Healthy 43-year-old man gets COVID-19 and spends six weeks on a ventilator. Scary stuff.
Salary expectations for a Copywriter with 7.5 years of experience? Would be new to Toronto with a couple of One Show shortlists and a bit of press.
The 3 weeks of pto that do not affect utilization are also for USDC? I took a 6 days recently and my utilization went down…
Seems like this is a good place to get a reality check on what I am looking for in a position. I am trying to leave my current firm. I am a Senior Tax Accountant. Been the only Senior for a year. Currently make $76k. Had a bonus of $4500 this year. Not sure what the bonus is going to be next year (or if there will be any) since they are moving to a new bonus plan that is supposed to be more "fair and generous" We have a Safe harbor 401k plan. So get an automatic 3% contribution to 401K.
Anyone else get utterly depressed by how much tax we pay here in the US and how few benefits we get as migrants!!
Logan on Time. All prayers to Snow God was in vain. Hopefully last week of travel for this year
Suggestions on resources (books, courses, etc) for improving the following? Effective communication Management and mentorship Working well with people with different working styles Negotiation
Seeking to transition out of the current industry into cloud computing. Spent the last 2+ years learning and acquiring experience in AWS, CI/CD, Jenkins, AWS Pipeline, GitHub, and Terraform. Honing Bash and Shell scripting. Picked up certifications as a PMP, AWS Cloud Practitioner, and AWS Solution Architect Associate along the way. Already have an MBA. What is the best way to break into the cloud and/or DevOps community?
Hi! What are some of your best strategies for coming up with a name for a side project? I’m about to start a food related site + dinner club but am having a really hard time coming up with a good name
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